12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain a greater understanding of how humans develop mentally, socially and behaviourally on a Developmental Psychology course from Sheffield Hallam University, accredited by the British Psychology Society.


Designed to give you a solid foundational knowledge in the core areas of psychology, particularly as applied within a developmental context, this course covers the core areas of psychology as identified by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and provides a graduate basis for chartered membership of the society (GBC).

Future careers

  • This Developmental Psychology course at Sheffield Hallam University is appropriate for those interested in careers in teaching and in working with specific age groups. 
  • Previous graduates have gone on to apply for both educational and clinical psychology training posts as well as PhDs. 
  • Other alumni have also used the course to progress in their current positions or to change career entirely, such as working with children.


This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), provided you achieve an overall mark of at least 50 per cent and pass your dissertation. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Development And Psychobiology
  • Psychology Of Differential Development
  • Psychology Of Social Development
  • Research Dissertation And Continuing Professional Development
  • Research Issues In Applied Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Statistics And Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 degree or above or equivalent in any subject.
  • We may consider graduates with relevant work experience.
  • If you do not have these qualifications, or you are unsure whether you have the equivalent, please contact us. 

Tuition Fee

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    16385 GBP/year
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  • National

    9910 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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